Easter Basket Cake

Decorating By BrtnyCobb9 Updated 19 Apr 2011 , 4:24pm by NanaSandy

BrtnyCobb9 Posted 19 Apr 2011 , 3:50pm
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Im trying my new icing tip that allows you to make a basket weave but I want to know what type of icing would hold up the best and not slide off. Im making a 3 layer cake that I will cover in buttercream fondant, then apply the icing basket weave ontop of that. Please help!

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JenFailla Posted 19 Apr 2011 , 4:01pm
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are you set on using the fondant? If you are doing an icing basketweave on top of the fondant, you could skip that part and do a crumb coat of BC, let that crust, and then just do your basketweaving on top of the crumb coat.

ThreeLittleBlackbirds Posted 19 Apr 2011 , 4:10pm
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Just an idea, but you can also do the basket weave with fondant:

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1941859

NanaSandy Posted 19 Apr 2011 , 4:24pm
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so anyone know how to do the basketweave with the fondant?

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